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Synonyms for crankyˈkræŋ ki

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. crank, cranky, tender, tippy(adj)

    (used of boats) inclined to heel over easily under sail

    untoughened, pettish, crank, peckish, petulant, tender, sensitive, fond, peevish, tetchy, irritable, warm, raw, fractious, nettlesome, scratchy, techy, tippy, cranky, sore, affectionate, lovesome, testy

    stable, good-natured

  2. cranky, fractious, irritable, nettlesome, peevish, peckish, pettish, petulant, scratchy, testy, tetchy, techy(adj)

    easily irritated or annoyed

    "an incorrigibly fractious young man"; "not the least nettlesome of his countrymen"

    irritating, rough, tender, bothersome, galling, cranky, gravelly, crank, pesky, scratchy, pettish, pestiferous, pestering, abrasive, uneven, vexing, petulant, irritable, excitable, plaguey, refractory, teasing, tippy, peevish, rasping, recalcitrant, nettlesome, fractious, plaguy, tetchy, testy, spotty, techy, vexatious, raspy, peckish, annoying, grating

    good-natured, stable

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List of paraphrases:

grumpy, grouchy, crabby, high-strung, eccentric, jittery, jumpy, edgy, skittish

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